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Company Wittenbaker Engineering Services-Western Australia
Location Westland, West Coast
Pay & Benefits Based on Exp & Ability. Move to Western Australia
Listed Wed 31 Jan, 8:40 pm
Type Full time, Permanent
Reference 180131WIT
WES specalises in the manufacture and repair of mining, rail, marine, power generation and oil & gas equipment. WES is looking to expand its work force and is in search of 1st Class Machinist to join its strong and diverse team.

The following positions are available
• 1st Class Machinist- with experience in, In-situ machining, line boring, milling, flange facing, radial milling
• 1st Class Machinist-Turner Conventional and Vertical Borer experience
• 1st Class Machinist- Horizontal Borer experience
• 1st Class Machinist- Multi skilled with Turning, Milling and Boring experience.

The ideal candidate will have the following Qualifications, Experience and Key features
• Relevant trade qualification
• Able to read and interpret drawings
• Minimum 5 years trade experience
• Good work ethics
• Good understanding of ISO G-code programming
• Strong experience with FANUC control systems preferred
• Good communication skills
• Able to work both unsupervised and as part of a team
• Experience in a jobbing shop environment
• Able to determine the most efficient work holding methods
• Able to determine the best manufacture process
• Demonstrate safe work practices
• Reliable transportation
• Work fast and efficiently
• Mechanical fitting experience would be desirable
• Forklift license desirable
• Dogging/Rigging desirable but not essential
• CAM programing desirable but not essential
Key Task
• Setting up of machines
• Day to day maintenance of machines
• Machine parts & components as required
• Read and understand mechanical drawings
• Selection of tools, cutters and inserts
• Edit modify programs as necessary
• Carry out tasks as directed by the workshop manager & foreman
• Operate the overhead cranes in a safe manner
• Packing of goods after completion
• Maintain a clean and safe workplace
• Cleaning machines
• Use precision measuring equipment
• Complete time sheets and job cards
• Fill out machining dimensional check sheets
• Monitor equipment condition and report faults

A Remuneration package will be based on the applicants experience and ability to perform the work initial use of a vehicle and/or accommodation can be discussed if required and can be included in your package.

Normal Workshop hours are from 6:00am till 5:00pm Monday to Friday and 6:00am till 11:00am Saturday
Successful applicants will be expected to work approx. 50 hrs. per week within the above normal workshop hours.

Wittenbaker Engineering Services core capabilities
• CNC machining
• Mechanical fitting & assembly
• In-situ line boring and machining
• ID welding
• Fixed plant equipment manufacture and repair
• Gear reducer repair and Dynamometer Load Testing
• Fabrication
• Turn key projects
• Engineering design

Modern work shop with 20+ CNC Machines

• various small bar feed lathes
• various slant bed lathes up to 950mm dia capacity
• 1250 dia vertical borer
• 6400mm horizontal floor borer
• 3200mm 4 axis twin column machining center
• 4200mm twin column milling machine
• 4 axis horizontal borer
• various 3 axis machining centers up to 2000mm

The majority of which have FANUC controllers.
WES prides itself on delivering high quality products, delivered on time on budget. if you are looking for an interesting career working on a range of CNC Machines carrying out diverse work and being involved in exciting projects look no further. WES is also committed to growing its employees and providing them with exciting and challenging opportunities.
If this sounds like you, please forward your resume and covering letter by clicking the "Apply for this job" button.

All applications will be held in the strictest confidence and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.